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The Friday Round-Up (from Animation Services to Google Algorithms)

Claude Harrington 01.29.2016

If for some reason your alarm failed to go off on Monday morning, and you accidentally slept through this entire week, then here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed:


Monday: 5 Tips for Startups Who Are Looking to Make an Explainer Video

Tuesday: What is FreshBooks (and Can It Help Your Business)?

Wednesday: PICK OF THE WEEK: Big Data (Animated Demo)

Thursday: 5 Common Mistakes that Many Explainer Videos Make

ICYMI: Your Comprehensive Guide to the Animated Shorts at Sundance

ICYMI: Why Whiteboard Animation is Perfect for Marketing Financial Services


FROM THE VAULT: A Resume is Content Marketing, Silly

Content marketers do one thing – create great content. That’s it. So if you can’t interest me in a subject as important as your job search, I know you don’t have what it takes to make lima beans “go viral.”


Animation News:

Stretch Armstrong Animated Series Coming to Netflix (via Deadline)

Kung Fu Panda 3 Opens Big in China (via Forbes)

Oscar-nominated Animated Shorts are No Longer Child’s Play (via Boston Globe)



Stop Motion Super Mario Bros Cake is Deliciously Fun (via Nerdist)

Trolls Get Down (and Get Eaten) in First Trailer (via Entertainment Weekly)

The Future Of Star Wars Will Be Told In VR (via /Film)



What Disney’s Classic Animation Principles Could Teach Web Designers (via Fast Company)

Watchup’s Apple TV App Wants to be the Pandora of News (via The Verge)

Apple Acquires Flyby Media, Makers Of Tech That “Sees” The World Around You (via TechCrunch)



The Most Important 6 Google Search Algorithm Updates Of 2015 (via Right Mix Marketing)

Nike’s ‘Better for It’ Women’s Campaign Gets Brand’s First-Ever Scripted YouTube Series (via Adweek)

Vidyard Lands $35 Million to Awaken Video Marketing (via VentureBeat)

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